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List of Benchmarks for Civics 
 Standard 3.Understands the sources, purposes, and functions of law, and the importance of the rule of law for the protection of individual rights and the common good
  
TopicRule of law
   Level III (Grade 6-8)
  Benchmark 2.Understands how and why the rule of law can be used to restrict the actions of private citizens and government officials
   Vocabulary terms
A.  rule of law
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands how the rule of law can be used to restrict the actions of private citizens   
  2. Understands why the rule of law restricts the actions of private citizens   
  3. Understands how the rule of law can be used to restrict the actions of government officials   
  4. Understands why the rule of law restricts the actions of government officials   


Citation Log: BD(CE,48;​BI,22;​NI,46;​QI,15)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
A1   LFS: Authority, I (elementary)
B   National Standards for Business Education
C   CCE: National Standards for Civics and Government
DD   Department of Defense: Prekindergarten Social Studies Standards
I   IDOE: The Foundations for Young Children to the Indiana Academic Standards
J1   LFS: Justice, I (elementary)
MH   McGraw-Hill: Pre-Kindergarten Standards: Guidelines for Teaching and Learning
N   NAEP: Civics (1998, 2006)
NZ   New Zealand Ministry of Education: Early Childhood Curriculum
O   OSDE: Oklahoma Developmental Learning Skills for Four-Year-Olds
P1   LFS: Privacy, I (elementary)
P2   LFS: Privacy, II (elementary)
Q   Quigley: Civitas
R1   LFS: Responsibility, I (elementary)
T   TEA: Texas Prekindergarten Curriculum Guidelines

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document